The Texas State University Police Department was notified of a scam involving Texas State Career Services and the Jobs for Cats system. Any employment opportunity were the employer asks the perspective employee to (A) Deposit money into an account or pay for some type of service or pre-employment check as part of the employment verification process is not legitimate. (B) As part of the employment the employee is asked by the employer to provide banking information and then directed to purchase pre-paid debit cards, cashier’s checks or money orders with funds provided by the employer is not legitimate. If you feel you may have been a victim of this type of scam, you may contact the Texas State University Police Department to file a report.
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